Former VA governors second presidential bid widens GOP field to 17

Fourth Estate Staff Richmond, VA, United States (4E) - Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore on Thursday announced his second run for the presidency since 2007 bringing the number of GOP presidential candidates to 17. "I'm a candidate for president because our current Washington leadership is guiding America on a path to decline, and I can reverse that decline," Gilmore, 65, says in a video posted on YouTube, according to USA Today. Gilmore announced via webcast in April 2007 that he would seek the 2008 Republican pr...MORE

 
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